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voter information

Voter Eligibility

You are eligible to vote if you are a U.S. citizen, 18 years old or older and a resident of the school district for at least 30 days prior to the vote.

Voter Registration

You must be registered before you are permitted to vote. You are already registered if you have:

  • Voted in a school election within the last four (4) years
  • Voted in a general election from the address within the District within the last four (4) years. Your name will appear on the Columbia or Rensselaer counties voting list.

Individuals may register to vote with the District Clerk from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on school days at the office of the District Clerk in the Central Office of the School District. An individual must be registered at least five days preceding an election in order to vote in that election.

Absentee Ballots

Absentee ballots are available to residents who will be out of town or unable to vote in person because of illness or disability. Applications for absentee ballots must be received at the office of the School District Clerk by 4:00 p.m. on May 8, 2018 if the ballot is to be mailed to the voter, or prior to 4:00 p.m. on May 14, 2018, if the ballot is to be delivered personally to the voter. Completed absentee ballots must be received by the School District Clerk no later than 5:00 p.m., May 15, 2018.

Please contact the District Clerk at or 758-7575, Ext. 3001 if you are unsure of your voting eligibility, to receive an absentee ballot application or if you have any voting questions.